Skip to main content

Blog Social care

Organisations:

Information sharing

Prevention is better than cure: tips for effective sustainability and transformation plans

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Care and support, Communities, Information sharing, Integrated care

"Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) are becoming a type of ‘planning catch-all’ for the NHS," says Ewan King in his latest blog for Social Care News. The Director of Business Development and Delivery at the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) explains how STPs …

Autism - plugging gaps in service provision and improving the healthcare experience

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Autism strategy, Information sharing, Workforce

‘Although awareness of autism has increased in recent years, there are still considerable gaps in health and social care provision in the UK and elsewhere in the world’, explains Dr Silvana Unigwe, general practitioner and The Royal College of General …

Recognition and support must go hand in hand for unpaid carers

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Care and support, Carers strategy, Guest author, Information sharing

It’s with pleasure we feature the latest guest blog from Tony Hunter, Chief Executive of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). As part of our call for evidence coverage, he explains why it’s so important that we work together …

Everyone should have friends and support - social care has a role in tackling isolation

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Care and support, Information sharing

Too many people are lonely. And isolation is very bad for our health and wellbeing. That's according to experts and academics. With the recent John Lewis 'man on the moon' advert, we have also seen the issue achieving ‘cut through’ …

Stop managing online content - start curating knowledge instead

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Care and support, Guest author, Information sharing, Workforce

When it comes to searching the web for social care and health information, Jim Thomas, Skills for Care's Programme Head for Workforce Innovation, always find plenty. But how do we know what we're looking at is the most relevant? How …

Consultation on personalised care and support planning tool closes 9 November

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Care and support, Consultations and surveys, Information sharing

In a follow up to Dr Sam Bennett's blog of 30 September, just a brief reminder that our good friends at Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) are seeking your views on their latest online resource to support personalised care and …

Holistic approach to person centred care launches online

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Care and support, Information sharing

New guidance to support integrated and person-centred care for people with health and social care needs has just been launched reveals TLAP's Programme Director Dr Sam Bennett. Personalised care and support planning (PC&SP) is part of a different relationship being …